Jennifer Winget is a renowned Indian actress, model and host. She was born on May 30, 1985 in Goregaon, Mumbai, India. Winget has been active in Indian showbiz for nearly two decades. She primarily works for television dramas. She has also starred in a few Bollywood movies. Winget is best known for her roles in Shaka Laka Boom Boom (2000-04), Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2003-08), Sangam (2006-09), Dil Mill Gayye (2009-10), Saraswatichandra (2013-14) and Beyhadh (2016-Present). Winget is one of highest paid and most sought actresses of Indian TV industry. Jennifer Winget has modeled for many famous local and international brands. Winget has alos hosted famous TV shows Dekh India Dekh (2009), Laughter Ke Phatke (2009), Zara Nach Ke Dikha 2 (2009) and Star Dewali (2012). Eastern Eye listed her at 21st position on their list of sexiest Asian Women in 2012.
1- A Commerce Graduate
Jennifer Winget holds a bachelors degree in commerce. She obtained her B.com from KJ Somaiya College, Mumbai.
2- She is not a Foreigner
Due to her western name, Winget is often mistaken for a foreigner. In reality, she is the daughter of a Marathi Christian father and a Punjabi mother. Winget follows Christianity. She celebrates Christian festivals of Christmas and Easter.
3- Started Her Career as a Childstar
Winget started her showbiz career at the age of 10. She made her first appearance in movie Akele Tum Akele Hum (1995) as an extra. Her other early acting performances were in Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat (1997), Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya (2002), Shaka Laka Boom Boom (2000-04), Kkusum (2001-05) and Koi Dil Mein Hai (2003-05) .
4- Jennifer Winget is a Divorcee
Winget met actor Karan Singh Grover on the sets of Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2003-08). The duo played the characters of a married couple as Sneha and Sharad. They also played lovers in soap opera Dill Mill Gaye (2009-10) as Dr. Riddhima and Dr. Armaan. Winget and Grover fall in love and started dating. They got married on April 9, 2012. It was Grover’s 2nd marriage. Unfortunately, their marriage did not last long and ended in a divorce in November, 2014. Gover married actress Bipasha Basu in April, 2016.
5- Fitness Secret
Winget likes to keep herself in good shape. However, she does not go to gym for exercising. She relies on vegetable juice for her fitness.
6- Close Friend of Drashti Dhami
Jennifer Winget is a close friend of actress Drashti Dhami. They appeared together in drama serial Dill Mill Gaye (2009-10). Dhami jokingly calls her souten (Hindi word for a co-wife).
7- Her Likes
Like most of women, Winget is fond of shopping. Her favorite shopping location is Doha, Qatar. McDonalds and Subway are her favorite restaurants. She adores white color. For the reason, Winget has a big collection of white dresses. She likes Rani Mukherjee’s performance in movie Black (2005).
8- Multilingual Skills
Jennifer Winget is fluent in five languages. The languages she speaks are Hindi, Urdu, English, Punjabi and Marathi. She has inherited Punjabi from her mother and Marathi from her father.
9- She Wanted to be a Stewardess
Becoming an actress was not Winget’s first choice. As a youngster, she wanted to be an air hostess.
10- Body Measurements
Winget stands 5 feet and 5 inches tall. Her body measurements are 34B, 24, 36. She weighs 54kgs and wears shoe size 8 (US).